Monday, 30 September 2013

Scientists discover King Ferdinand had a double infestation of lice

A human head louse, which Ferdinand was familiar with.
Even in the imagined-good old days, the phrase “uneasy lies the head that wears a crown” could mean simply that the king had head lice. A medical case report tells in detail the scalpy woes of Ferdinand II of...
Scientists discover King Ferdinand had a double infestation of lice

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